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Kirk Borne

NASA’s Astronomy Data Center, USA
Principal Data Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton, Astrophysicist, Big Data Consultant, Former Data Archive Project Scientist

Kirk Borne is a data scientist and astrophysicist, who has used his unique talents at Booz Allen, since 2015. A former professor of astrophysics and computational science at George Mason University, Borne spent an impressive twelve years in this position.

On top of this, Borne also served as an undergraduate advisor for the GMU data science program, and graduate advisor in the computational science and informatics PH.D. program.

Spending nearly twenty years supporting NASA projects, including NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope as data archive project scientist, NASA’s Astronomy Data Center, and NASA’s Space Science Data Operations Office.

Borne has extensive experience in large scientific databases and information systems, including expertise in scientific data mining. Additionally, he was a contributor to the design and development of the new Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, for which he contributed in the areas of science data management, informatics and statistical science research, galaxies research, and education and public outreach.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, March 8

9:15am PST